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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Laboratory Glassware
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Laboratory Glassware?

What is the average price of Laboratory Glassware?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Laboratory Glassware. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Laboratory Glassware been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Laboratory Glassware yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Laboratory Glassware?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Laboratory Glassware with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The laboratory glassware market exhibits a moderate level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for between 20.0% and 50.0% of total market revenue. There are an estimated 2,700 companies engaged in manufacturing and wholesaling laboratory glassware throughout the United States. Market share concentration is higher at... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Customer Service

How long does it usually take to receive a product?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? What measures are you taking to handle changes in demand?

Do you charge any shipping and handling fees? What other additional charges do you impose?

What is your return and exchange policy? What is your product defect rate?

What are the benefits of working with your company compared with other vendors?

What types of value-added services do you offer? What is your typical turnaround time on most customized products?

Cost Savings

What is the volume at which you are willing to offer a discount? How much of a discount is it?

How does the contract term length affect price?

Do you offer any samples of laboratory glassware so that I can test the product in the field prior to making a purchase?

Do you offer any customer rebates? If so, do you impose any requirements on them?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should define a budget for the required items.

Buyers should include any budget constraints for costs for transporting the glassware and other supplies to their location.

Buyers should define payment schedules.

Buyers should state how often pricing can be adjusted.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers on whether they price competitively.

Buyers should give priority to suppliers that offer discounts or bundling.

Buyers should ensure the vendor has a record of on-time delivery.

Buyers should request references from current and former clients.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should clearly state the date by which the order should be delivered.

Buyers should specify a submission deadline for vendors to submit proposals.

Buyers should notify suppliers when the bid award will be posted.

If making recurring orders, buyers should state any important benchmark dates for the vendor to be aware of regarding the fulfillment of future orders.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

There is a moderate risk of supply chain disruptions for laboratory glassware. Although supply chain risks can impact suppliers' production costs and prices, it is unlikely that these risks will disrupt the overall availability of raw materials used in laboratory glassware production. Fortunately for laboratory glassware manufacturers, glass prices are... Subscribe to learn more.